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Point Spread Favors the Spartans in NCAA College Football Battle with the New Mexico Lobos

The Spartans hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the San Jose State Spartans pay a visit to Spartan Stadium in Week 8 betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Jose State Spartans were sitting as -7.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 33-23 victory for the Spartans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

New Mexico Lobos vs San Jose State Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the San Jose State Spartans are 3-4 overall and 4-3 ATS against the spread, while the Lobos are 4-3 and 3-4 ATS. As for the totals, San Jose State is 4-3 on the OU, and New Mexico is 4-3 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose State vs New Mexico injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 98-rated San Jose State Spartans and the No. 110-rated New Mexico Lobos in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the San Jose State Spartans No. 79-ranked offense (27.14 PPG) against a New Mexico Lobos defense that ranks No. 76 at 27.57 PPG. The San Jose State Spartans passing attack has averaged 232.71 yards per game, more than the New Mexico Lobos give up through the air (217.29 YPG on average).

Defensively, the New Mexico Lobos feature the league's No. 63-rated road run defense, allowing 175 yards per game. San Jose State, meanwhile, ranks No. 47 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Paul Harris tore up the turf for 125 rushing yards in the latest Lobos game, a 28-27 win over the Warriors at University Stadium.

San Jose State didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Aztecs as San Diego State blasted them 30-7 in Week 7 action.

Betting Trends
  • New Mexico is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Mexico's last 9 games
  • New Mexico is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • New Mexico is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • San Jose State is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • San Jose State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games

Next Betting Matchups

New Mexico home to Utah State, Saturday, November 7th
San Jose State home to BYU, Friday, November 6th